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Merritt Expands Office Presence to the Western United States

We are pleased to announce the opening of our new office in Northern California. Due to consistent national growth over the past several years, we are thrilled to establish an office in the Golden State. Our new office allows us to better support our West Coast clients. Led by Merritt…

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Core concepts for ASC growth, success today: Q&A with Merritt Healthcare’s Matt Searles

Written by Laura Dyrda / Becker’s ASC Review  / May 30, 2019 Matt Searles, partner at Merritt Healthcare, discusses the big trends and opportunities in the ASC field today. Mr. Searles will share his expertise as a speaker at the Becker’s ASC 26th Annual Meeting: The Business and Operations of ASCs,…

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Merritt Healthcare announces $10.2 million Mount Sinai joint venture ASC deal

Merritt Healthcare is pleased to announce a $10.2 million joint venture with Mount Sinai Ambulatory Ventures, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Mount Sinai Health System, to develop a single-specialty gastroenterology ambulatory surgery center in New York. Mount Sinai engaged Merritt Healthcare to develop and manage the new facility, which…

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Big trends in ASC M&A – hospital, ASC chain and private equity

Written by Laura Dyrda / Becker’s ASC Review  / April 23, 2019 Matthew Searles is a partner with Merritt Healthcare, an ASC management and development firm that works with centers nationwide. Mr. Searles will share his expertise as a speaker at the Becker’s ASC 26th Annual Meeting: The Business and Operations…

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Looking to maintain independence, growth potential for your physician practice? Options for selling, partnering in a consolidating market

The healthcare industry continues to consolidate. In the first half of 2018 alone, proposed megadeals were announced between Cigna and Express Scripts, CVS and Aetna, Walmart and Humana, and Optum and DaVita.1 The total price tag of healthcare mergers and acquisitions last year was expected to surpass $5 trillion.2 There…

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Thinking about selling your ASC? Read this first

Preparing an ambulatory surgery center (ASC) for sale requires considerable resources, both in time and expertise. Many ASC owners, however, wait too long to solicit advice on these complex transactions, which can result in a lower selling price and less advantageous nonfinancial terms, including governance, retirement provisions and ongoing management…

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5th Annual West Coast Ambulatory Surgery Center Seminar Featuring Merritt Healthcare Advisors

Originally posted on Nossaman LLP Please join Nossaman LLP and the California Ambulatory Surgery Association (CASA) on Thursday, March 7, 2019, for the 5th Annual West Coast Ambulatory Surgery Center Seminar in Los Angeles. This annual event brings together industry experts to address the challenges faced by today’s ASCs and will provide…

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2018 market update: Strong market for outpatient facility acquisitions tempered by focus on narrowing definition of quality of earnings

Written by Matthew Searles, Partner at Merritt Healthcare, for Becker’s ASC Review While the acquisition market for outpatient businesses, such as ASCs and surgical hospitals, remains strong, buyers are laser focused on quality of earnings which limits opportunities for some facilities to realize higher valuations. Facilities will find a competitive…

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Merritt Healthcare Advises Advanced Surgery Center of Omaha Nebraska on the Sale of a Majority Interest to Surgery Partners

Merritt Healthcare is pleased to announce that Advanced Surgery Center has sold a majority interest to Surgery Partners, a leading national surgery center company.  Advanced Surgery Center, is located in Omaha, Nebraska.  Advanced engaged principals of Merritt to market their interest in the facility and advise the Facility during the…

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